FERGUSON (CBS SF) — Jack Dorsey, co-founder of San Francisco-based Twitter and a native of St. Louis, has joined demonstrators protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
Dorsey, whose Twitter handle is “Jack,” has been tweeting short posts and Vine videos from the streets of Ferguson for the past two days.READ MORE: Panel Selects Archie Willams as New Name for Drake High in Marin County
He announced his trip on Aug. 15 with this simple post:READ MORE: East Bay Fire Departments Ready Their Resources for Dry, Dangerous Season
Heading home to Saint Louis.
— Jack (@jack) August 15, 2014MORE NEWS: Evacuations Ordered as Wildfire Burns in Butte County North of Chico
In later tweets, Dorsey said he was being joined by family members, including his parents, at the demonstrations.